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Supercharge your Raspberry Pi

To get an idea of what you can do with your Raspberry Pi, your first port of call should be our Supercharge your Raspberry Pi article, which will give you some great ideas and inspiration for Raspberry Pi projects.

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How to build an AirPlay receiver with Raspberry Pi Zero

AirPlay is great for wirelessly piping music through your home, but even basic AirPlay speakers come with a hefty price tag attached. However you can save yourself a pretty penny by building your very own AirPlay receiver with a Raspberry Pi.

Our how to build an AirPlay receiver with Raspberry Pi Zero guide will show you everything you need to know about creating your own DIY wireless speaker.

How to control the Raspberry Pi with your voice

Want to turn your Raspberry Pi into a voice-activated virtual assistant like the Amazon Echo?

In our how to control the Raspberry Pi with your voice guide we show you just that - you'll be amazed what you can do with this awesome Raspberry Pi project.

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How to install the Raspberry Pi camera module

Turn your Raspberry Pi into a camera with this add-on. We show you how to get started.

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How to use Raspberry Pi to make a media centre

Who needs Netflix or an expensive smart TV when you can use a Raspberry Pi to supply all your entertainment needs?

In our how to use Raspberry Pi to make a media centre tutorial we'll tell you everything you need to know in order to create the ultimate media centre.

Setup a VPN on Raspberry Pi

Besides using your Raspberry as a camera or media player , you can also run a VPN on Raspberry P to protect your digital life. Top VPN providers like ExpressVPN offer simple VPN apps you can setup on your Raspberry Pi in less than 10 minutes.

Build your first game using Scratch on the Raspberry Pi

Get to grips with coding, and make your very first game using the easy-to-understand Scratch programming language, with our build your first game using Scratch on the Raspberry Pi guide.

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How to code your own adventure game in Python

One of the best things about the Raspberry Pi is that it's a great tool for learning how to code. This doesn't have to be a dry, boring affair either, as there are plenty of Raspberry Pi projects that can help you learn how to code while having fun.

Python is a widely used programming language, and it's also relatively easy to learn, so check out our guide on how to code your own adventure game in Python, which will show you how to make your own game while also learning how to code - and all you need is a Raspberry Pi!

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Turn your Raspberry Pi into a retro games console

If you'd rather play games than make them, you can relive your youth by turning your Raspberry Pi into a retro games console, enabling you to play games from consoles of the past.

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How to use an Xbox or PS4 controller with a Raspberry Pi

With your Raspberry Pi now set up to play retro games you'll want to be able to control them like in the good old days. Check out our guide on how to use an Xbox or PS4 controller with a Raspberry Pi to find out how you can hook up a controller to blast through your favourite games with.

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Setup a VPN on Raspberry Pi

Besides using your Raspberry as a camera or media player , you can also run a VPN on Raspberry Pi to protect your digital life. Top VPN providers like ExpressVPN offer simple VPN apps you can setup on your Raspberry Pi in less than 10 minutes.

How to get started with Minecraft on Raspberry Pi

One of the world's most popular computer games, Minecraft, is available for the Raspberry Pi, and although it's great to play on the tiny PC, it's also a good way to learn how to code.

By using the Python language you can automate Minecraft on the Raspberry Pi to build fantastic worlds in a fraction of the time it would usually take - and it can help kids (as well as adults) learn the basics of coding.

To find out more check out our guide on how to get started with Minecraft on Raspberry Pi.

How to use One Time Pad cryptography with a Raspberry Pi

If you want to find out more about making ultra-secure communications while tinkering with your Raspberry Pi, then our how to use One Time Pad cryptography with a Raspberry Pi project is definitely worth checking out.